Family Travel Deals, Winter 2007
Published: April 2009
By Jason Cochran
1. Anaheim, Calif.
Wyndham Anaheim Park
877/999-3223; wyndham.com; ask for the Wyndham Weekender package.
What’s Included A double; free shuttles to Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm. Cost From $225 for a two-night stay, Thursdays to Sundays. Savings 25 percent.
2. Aspen, Colo.
800/549-0530; thegant.com; ask for the Fit Family package.
What’s Included A two-bedroom condo, a quick stroll from downtown; and a scavenger hunt. Cost From $328 for a two-night stay. Savings 20 percent.
3. Santa Fe
Santa Fe Sage Inn
866/433-0335; santafesageinn.com; ask for the T+L Family Reader package.
What’s Included A double, a short walk from the historic plaza—illuminated with farolitos (votive lights) at Christmastime; breakfast; and parking. Cost $59 per night, through February. Savings From 55 percent.
4. Washington, D.C.
Omni Shoreham Hotel
888/444-6664; omnihotels.com; ask for the Figure 8 Escape package.
What’s Included A double; skating at the National Gallery of Art’s rink; cocoa and cookies. Cost From $280 per night for a family of four, through March 15. Savings 29 percent.
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
800/834-7015; atlantamarquis.com; ask for the Georgia Aquarium package; online, use code EB6.
What’s Included A double; breakfast; parking; and tickets to the Georgia Aquarium. Cost $229 per night for a family of four, Fridays or Saturdays. Savings From 39 percent.
6. Virgin Gorda, B.V.I.
Bitter End Yacht Club
800/872-2392; beyc.com; ask for the Admiral’s Family Vacation package.
What’s Included Two doubles at the sailing resort; all meals; plus adults’ and kids’ watersports programs. Cost $6,405 for a family of four, for a seven- night stay, December 1–21 and January 3–31. Savings 25 percent.
767/317-1843; calibishie-lodges.com; ask for the Money Saving package.
What’s Included Six nights in a villa steps from the Caribbean; breakfast and dinner; four activities, including a rain-forest hike. Cost $595 per person. Savings 38 percent.
800/762-9995; azores-express.com; ask for the Lisbon Discovery package.
What’s Included Round-trip airfare from Boston; a double at the centrally located Hotel Mundial; and breakfast. Cost $924 per person, for a six-night stay. Savings From 35 percent.
9. Kellogg, Idaho
Silver Mountain Resort
800/204-6428; silvermt.com; ask for the January White Sale package.
What’s Included A four-person suite with fold-out sofa, kitchenette, and balcony, at the Bitterroot Mountains ski resort, 45 minutes west of Spokane. Cost From $360 for a four-night stay, January 3-31. Savings 25 percent.
10. Baltimore, MD
Sheraton Inner Harbor
800/325-3535; sheraton.com; ask for the National Aquarium package.
What’s Included A double at the centrally located hotel, one block from the Inner Harbor; two adult tickets for the National Aquarium and the new dolphin show; breakfast; late checkout. Cost From $260 per night.
Savings 30 percent.
11. New York City
800/548-2666; kitano.com; ask for the Family Weekend package.
What’s Included A double at the newly renovated midtown hotel, a five-minute walk from the Empire State Building; breakfast; cookies and milk. Cost From $340 per night, Fridays through Sundays. Savings 32 percent.
12. Little Cayman
Sir Turtle Beach Villas
800/235-5888; sirturtlebeachvillas.com; ask for the Travel+Leisure Family package.
What’s Included A four-bedroom beachside bungalow, with common areas and full kitchen, on the low-key Caribbean island. Cost From $475 per night. Savings 25 percent.
877/822-2222; westinaruba.com; ask for the Family Treasure package.
What’s Included Two connecting rooms at the oceanfront high-rise resort; breakfast; two-for-one kids club rate; a treasure hunt. Cost From $600 for a three-night stay, through February. Savings 20 percent.